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Experience the World’s Largest Cave with a team of safety experts, professional guides and porters on this world-class tour of Hang Son Doong. This caving adventure is suitable for budding ...

Experience the World’s Largest Cave with a team of safety experts, professional guides and porters on this world-class tour of Hang Son Doong. This caving adventure is suitable for budding explorers, trekkers and photographers with a thirst for the ultimate adventure!

Explore the fascinating secrets of the newly discovered Son Doong Cave on this once-in-lifetime opportunity offered by Green Trail Tours. In a small team of up to eight guests, you’ll trek deep in the remote jungle of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, cross stunning river valleys, meet the friendly Bru VanKieu minority people of Doong Village, and bear witness to incredible cave formations unlike anywhere else in the world.

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    • Join In Group 2014 – Son Doong Exploration 7D/6N remote jungle of Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park, cross stunning river valleys, meet the friendly Bru VanKieu minority people of Doong Village, and bear witness to incredible cave formations unlike anywhere else in the world. Experience the World’s Largest Cave with a team of safety experts, professional guides and porters on this world-class tour of Hang Son Doong. This caving adventure is suitable for budding explorers, trekkers and photographers with a thirst for the ultimate adventure! Explore the fascinating secrets of the newly discovered Son Doong Cave on this once-in-lifetime opportunity offered by Green Trail Tours. In a small team of up to eight guests, you’ll trek deep in the More like a mini-expedition, a team of more than 16 porters, safety experts and guides will accompany you on your sixday adventure, with two nights camping in magnificent Hang En and three nights in the World’s largest cave, Hang Son Doong. Safety is absolutely paramount on all trips operated by Green Trail Tours and hence two of the very best caving experts from the UK will accompany each tour of Son Doong Cave. Ropes, safety harnesses, lights and helmets are necessary to enter Son Doong and these GREEN TRAIL TOURS Co., Ltd Address: No.21, Lot 1B, Trung Yen 11 Street, Trung Hoa, Cau Giay, Ha Noi, Vietnam Tel: +84 4 3754 52 68 / Fax: +84 4 3754 52 77 Website: www.greentrailtours.com.vn/ www.greentrail-indochina.com/ www.asiantrailtours.com / Email: info@greentrail-indochina.com/ tours@greentrailtourism.com Travel License No: 0595/TCDL – GPLHQT Hotline: 0915890923
    • are all provided from European manufacturers such as Petzl and Mammut. Camping gear is provided and will be setup for guests upon arrival at each campsite. A team of porters will carry all gear and assist you with your own gear to ensure you can comfortably maneuver your way through the cave on each day. We are committed to cave conservation, and hope to preserve the beauty of Son Doong Cave for future visitors and have hence imposed a number of rules to ensure no damage is caused to any cave formations or the general cave ecosystem. Composting toilets are used at each campsite and all rubbish and Day 1 | Arrive in Phong Nha for evening safety briefing and tour preparation, overnight at local Phong Nha Hotel (D). Day 2 | Depart Phong Nha village for the drop-off point located approximately 35km within the Phong Nha Ke Bang National Park. Descend into the river valley passing a minority village and trek 6km to arrive at the camp inside Hang En (B/L/D). waste removed at the completion of each tour of Son Doong. Activity: Trekking, caving, river crossings, underground camps Detail Itinerary GREEN TRAIL TOURS Co., Ltd Address: No.21, Lot 1B, Trung Yen 11 Street, Trung Hoa, Cau Giay, Ha Noi, Vietnam Tel: +84 4 3754 52 68 / Fax: +84 4 3754 52 77 Website: www.greentrailtours.com.vn/ www.greentrail-indochina.com/ www.asiantrailtours.com / Email: info@greentrail-indochina.com/ tours@greentrailtourism.com Travel License No: 0595/TCDL – GPLHQT Hotline: 0915890923
    • camp. Huge 250m high cliffs are visible from the camp. Flying foxes, monkeys and hornbills are often seen in this section of the cave (B/L/D). Day 3 | In the early morning, travel through this enormous cave to reach its jaw-dropping exit and then follow the river through the jungle to the entrance of Hang Son Doong. Descend an 80m vertical drop to emerge into the first huge passage of Hang Son Doong. Cross the underground river twice and emerge in the gigantic main tunnel. Pass the Hand of Dog to first campsite close to the first underground doline (B/L/D). Day 4 |On this day you will pass incredibly large boulders straddled by 200m cliffs to the first doline and small jungle within the cave. Visit the Garden of Edam and camp at beach camp, one of the best campsites in the world with Day 5 | Leave camp and travel deeper into the cave to reach the Great Wall of Vietnam, and depending upon water levels a boat may be required to complete this final section. Return to camp 1 near the first doline and visit a newly discovered passage with excellent examples of 300,000,000-year-old fossils (B/L/D). Day 6 | Spend one extra night in the jungle on the way back to Phong Nha camping at the magnificent Hang En. superb views of the jungle from the GREEN TRAIL TOURS Co., Ltd Address: No.21, Lot 1B, Trung Yen 11 Street, Trung Hoa, Cau Giay, Ha Noi, Vietnam Tel: +84 4 3754 52 68 / Fax: +84 4 3754 52 77 Website: www.greentrailtours.com.vn/ www.greentrail-indochina.com/ www.asiantrailtours.com / Email: info@greentrail-indochina.com/ tours@greentrailtourism.com Travel License No: 0595/TCDL – GPLHQT Hotline: 0915890923
    • Enjoy an evening celebration with your English speaking Vietnamese guide to porter team (B/L/D) provide local knowledge about area and caves. Day 7 | Arise early and trek back to Experienced caving porters who will Phong Nha. Spend the evening at local carry all the food, camping and caving Phong Nha Hotel and enjoy a welcome equipment, set up camp and prepare back celebration party (B/L/D).Option meals. to depart in the late evening by bus or Caving equipment: SRT Ropes, train from Dong Hoi. Otherwise, check karabiners, safety harnesses, caving out the following morning (Day 8) and helmets and lights, trekking boots, transfer to Dong Hoi drinking bottle. First Aid Kit and Rescue equipment US$3,489/person (2014) (Max 8 Walkie-talkies and Satellite telephone persons per tour). Private group: Camping equipment: tents, sleeping Please contact us or bags and mattresses. info@greentrail-indochina.com National Park permit and entry fees Value Added Tax (VAT) Tour includes: The following is not included Transfers to/from Dong Hoi within the tour price: (Hotel/Airport/Train Station) Accommodation during Tour (2 nights Personal Expenses hotel + 5 nights camping) Travel Insurance All food and drink during the tour Guide/Porter Tip (tea/coffee/drinking water/wine). Generator/Fuel for Charging Cameras Expert cave instructors to guide on etc. safety equipment and caving techniques. GREEN TRAIL TOURS Co., Ltd Address: No.21, Lot 1B, Trung Yen 11 Street, Trung Hoa, Cau Giay, Ha Noi, Vietnam Tel: +84 4 3754 52 68 / Fax: +84 4 3754 52 77 Website: www.greentrailtours.com.vn/ www.greentrail-indochina.com/ www.asiantrailtours.com / Email: info@greentrail-indochina.com/ tours@greentrailtourism.com Travel License No: 0595/TCDL – GPLHQT Hotline: 0915890923
    • Accommodation before and after the tour dates. DATE DEPARTURE: E4: February1st–7th, 2014 E20: June 2nd – 8th, 2014 E5: February 9th -15th, 2014 E21: June 10th – 16th, 2014 E6: February 14th- 20th, 2014 E22: June 17th – 23rd, 2014 E7: February 22nd –28th, 2014 E23: June 24th – 30th, 2014 ……………………………………………… ………………………………………………… E8: March 2nd– 8th , 2014 E9: March 10th– 16th, 2014 E10: March 17th– 23rd, 2014 E11: March 25th– 31st, 2014 ………………………………………………… E12: April 2nd – 8th, 2014 E13: April 10th– 16th, 2014 E14: April 17th – 23rd, 2014 E15: April 24th – 30th, 2014 E24: July 2nd – 8th, 2014 E25: July 10th – 16th, 2014 E26: July 17th – 23rd, 2014 E27: July 25th – 31st, 2014 ………………………………………………… E28: August 2nd – 8th, 2014 E29: August 10th – 16th, 2014 E30: August 17th – 23rd, 2014 E31: August 25th – 31st, 2014 ………………………………………………… E16: May 2nd– 8th, 2014 E17: May 10th – 16th, 2014 GREEN TRAIL TOURS Co., Ltd Address: No.21, Lot 1B, Trung Yen 11 Street, Trung Hoa, Cau Giay, Ha Noi, Vietnam Tel: +84 4 3754 52 68 / Fax: +84 4 3754 52 77 Website: www.greentrailtours.com.vn/ www.greentrail-indochina.com/ www.asiantrailtours.com / Email: info@greentrail-indochina.com/ tours@greentrailtourism.com Travel License No: 0595/TCDL – GPLHQT Hotline: 0915890923
    • E18: May 17th – 23rd, 2014 E19: May 25th – 31st, 2014 Note 1: All bookings from Feb to March 2014 good to proceed (Confirmed for pilot scheme). Bookings from April to August 2014, we accept temporary bookings while waiting for official approval from Government by November 2013. . GREEN TRAIL TOURS Co., Ltd Address: No.21, Lot 1B, Trung Yen 11 Street, Trung Hoa, Cau Giay, Ha Noi, Vietnam Tel: +84 4 3754 52 68 / Fax: +84 4 3754 52 77 Website: www.greentrailtours.com.vn/ www.greentrail-indochina.com/ www.asiantrailtours.com / Email: info@greentrail-indochina.com/ tours@greentrailtourism.com Travel License No: 0595/TCDL – GPLHQT Hotline: 0915890923